Updated to reflect the latest tax laws, this comprehensive reference book presents descriptions and examples covering financial and cost accounting, business and individual tax preparation, computer applications of accounting, quantitative accounting methods, auditing, personal financial planning, and governmental and nonprofit accounting. A lengthy dictionary section presents more than 2,500 accounting terms and definitions. New in this edition are definitions of professional designations, and an expansion of the "Auditing" chapter with discussions of internal control, fraud, forensic accounting, internal auditing, assurance services, and control assessment.
A comprehensive resource covers everything one needs to learn more about accounting, including the USA Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, financial reporting requirements and compliance, taxation forms and their preparation and much more, in a book that also includes an A-to-Z dictionary of accounting terms.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Barron's Accounting Handbook. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
CCH's Corporate Controller's Handbook of Financial Management is a comprehensive source of practical solutions, strategies, techniques, procedures, and formulas covering all key aspects of accounting and financial management. Its examples, checklists, step-by-step instructions, and other practical working tools simplify complex financial management issues and give CFOs, corporate financial managers, and controllers quick answers to day-to-day questions.
The newly updated fast-reference problem solver The Vest Pocket CPA-the convenient, comprehensive reference professionals have relied on for nearly fifteen years-is now updated in a new Fourth Edition to give today's busy executives and accountants the helpful information they need in a quick-reference format. Whether in public practice or private industry, professionals will always have this reliable reference tool at their fingertips because it easily goes anywhere-to a client's office, on a business trip, or to an important lunch meeting. Fully revised, the Fourth Edition: * Includes complete coverage of the New Risk Assessment Auditing Standards and Standards of the PCAOB * Covers new pronouncements on important accounting principles including fair value measurement, financial assets, accounting changes, exchanges of nonmonetary assets, and compilation and review services * Adds new chapters on professional ethics and quality controls for CPA firms * Packed with practical techniques and rules of thumb for analyzing, evaluating, and solving day-to-day accounting issues, The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition helps you quickly pinpoint what to look for, what to watch out for, what to do, and how to do it. In an easy-to-use Q & A format, it covers such useful topics as financial measures, ratios, and procedures and includes checklists, samples, and worked-out solutions to a variety of accounting problems. The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition is a powerful companion for the complex, ever-changing world of accounting.
Accountants continue to find it difficult to keep abreast of the flood of issuances by FASB and AICPA, as well as the numerous interpretations and bulletins issued to explain them. Accountants' Handbook, Eleventh Edition, 2010 Cumulative Supplement has the longest tradition of providing comprehensive coverage to accounting professionals. It provides quick, understandable, and thorough exposure to complex accounting-related subjects. As well, it demystifies the complexity of accounting principles and the practice that dominates the accounting industry increases. This is the most comprehensive and informative book for accountants, CFOs, and controllers.
The newly updated edition of this authoritative reference volume deserves a place in the library of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, CPA, CFO, controller, business manager, and business student. An opening overview of financial accounting describes financial statements and presents details on financial reporting requirements and compliance, and U.S. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Chapters that follow cover cost management, as well as taxation forms and their preparation. An extensive A-to-Z dictionary of accounting terms presents short-entry definitions of everything from Abacus to Z Score.
This bestselling soup-to-nuts book teaches the techniques and methods used in the country’s finest MBA programs. And now it’s fully revised with the latest information for today’s busy businesspeople. Presented in an accessible question-and-answer format, The Vest-Pocket MBA helps readers quickly pinpoint all the formulas, ratios, and rules of thumb they need to analyze and evaluate nearly any problem. Among the many topics it covers: accounting, finance, break-even analysis, investment evaluation, capital budgeting, business law, risk minimization, marketing, and international trade. The Vest-Pocket MBA offers a wealth of guidelines, illustrations, and how-to’s for the modern decision-maker, from the B-school student to the senior executive.
Strauss's latest edition retains its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Over the past two decades public accountability has become not only an icon in political, managerial, and administrative discourse but also the object of much scholarly analysis across a broad range of social and administrative sciences. This handbook provides a state of the art overview of recent scholarship on public accountability. It collects, consolidates, and integrates an upsurge of inquiry currently scattered across many disciplines and subdisciplines. It provides a one-stop-shop on the subject, not only for academics who study accountability, but also for practitioners who are designing, adjusting, or struggling with mechanisms for accountable governance. Drawing on the best scholars in the field from around the world, The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability showcases conceptual and normative as well as the empirical approaches in public accountability studies. In addition to giving an overview of scholarly research in a variety of disciplines, it takes stock of a wide range of accountability mechanisms and practices across the public, private and non-profit sectors, making this volume a must-have for both practitioners and scholars, both established and new to the field.
The Encyclopedic Dictionary of International Finance and Banking is a practical reference of proven techniques, strategies, and approaches. It covers virtually all important topics dealing with multinational business finance, money, investments, financial planning, financial economics, and banking. In addition, it explores the application of computers, quantitative techniques and models, and economics to international finance and banking. You get: Clear definitions and explanations Step-by-step instructions Statistical data, Charts, exhibits, and diagrams Checklists Practical Applications Shim presents the most current information, offers important directives, and explains the technical procedures involved in this dynamic field. This reference gives you the tools you need to diagnose and evaluate the financial situations you face on a daily basis and answers every question you may have. It provides real-life examples and suggestions for handling everyday problems. WHAT THIS BOOK WILL DO FOR YOU More than a dictionary, more than an encyclopedia, this working guide will help you quickly pinpoint: What to look for How to do it What to watch out for How to apply it in the complex world of business What to do You'll find ratios, formulas, examples, applications, exhibits, charts, and rules of thumb to help you analyze and evaluate any multinational financial decision. You will find this Encyclopedic Dictionary practical, comprehensive, quick, and useful. In short, this is a veritable cookbook of guidelines, illustrations, and how-tos. Encyclopedic Dictionary of International Finance and Banking is the resource you will reach for again and again.
More than 2,500 accounting, auditing, compliance, cost management, and tax-related terms defined. A quick-reference guide for students, business owners, and department managers -- from cover.
Litigation Services Handbook, Fourth Edition is referred to as the litigation bible. Its nearly 50 chapters read like a who's who in law and accounting. The handbook includes all aspects of litigation services, including current environments, the process itself, a wealth of cases, how to prove damages, and practical considerations of court appearances. The new edition has a heavy focus on fraud investigations and complying with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
This useful, up-to-date quick-reference dictionary lists and defines more than 2,500 accounting terms alphabetically.
Useful as either a self-teaching guide or a supplement to classroom textbooks, this book presents the fundamentals of accounting, starting with the accounting equation, then explaining financial statements, recording daily business transactions, using special journals, accounting for receivables and payables, and accounting for assets, inventories, and payroll from the viewpoint of a sole proprietorship form of business. Final chapters cover partnership and corporate accounting. Within every chapter, self-testing exercises follow each topic with detailed solutions presented at the back of the book. Barron s Easy Way books focus on both practical and academic topics, presenting fundamental subject matter in clear, understandable language. Equally popular as self-teaching manuals and supplementary texts for classroom use, they are written to help students improve their grades and review subject matter before tests. They are also useful for introducing general readers to a new career-related skill. Easy Way titles cover virtually all subjects that are taught on advanced high school and college-101 levels. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color.